- TortugasCW 2016 Award -


The TortugasCW 2016 Award was created to promote the activity of the magical mode of CW for amateur radio enthusiasts around the world with special emphasis on novice CW operators. 

RULES

 

Categories - Open to any licensed Amateur Radio operator from any country in the world. Please follow national frequency and power restrictions. 

Date - from the 13th to the 29th of February 2016

Bands - 10, 12, 15, 17, 20, 30, 40 and 80 meters.

Mode - CW only, 18 wpm maximum speed, QRS upon request.

 

SPECIAL CALLSIGNS : EG1TOR - Cantabria, EG2TOR - Bilbao, EG3TOR - Barcelona, EG4TOR - Madrid, EG5TOR - Valencia and EG7TOR - Jaén.

 

All the Special callsigns will operate from IARU Region 1 and its Band Plan.

 

 Scoring:

Each special callsign station will award 1 point per QSO per band per day.

  • To obtain a diploma you need at least 20 points and QSOs with 5 of the 6 Special callsigns in any band.
  • The top 2 highest scoring station will receive an iambic CW key personalized with their callsign.
  • The 3rd highest scoring station will receive a portable mini paddle CW key.
  • The 4th highest score will receive a wood carving of their callsign.
  • Records of the QSOs will be kept with a computer log at each special callsign station and made available online. No need to submit any logs.

Additional considerations: 

- In case of a tie, the winner will be decided based on the Date and Time stamp of the QSOs. The first to make a contact with the special callsigns will be the tie breaker.

- Any decisions on awards, logs and diplomas are final and the full discretion of the TortugasCW 2016 Award comittee.

- Any duplicates will be removed with no additional penalty.

 

TO OBTAIN THE PDF COPY OF YOUR TORTUGASCW 2016 AWARD PLEASE CLICK THE LOG ONLINE TAB OF THE MENU AND FILL WITH YOUR CALLSIGN. IF YOU HAVE 20 OR MORE POINTS A DOWNLOAD BUTTON WILL APPEAR.